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Martin Shkreli is officially a federal inmate — inmate #87850-053 to be exact.
The former pharmaceutical executive was sent to Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center Wednesday evening after having his $5 million bail revoked over a controversial Facebook post he made last week.
He'll likely remain locked up until his sentencing in mid-January.
The facility has an inmate population of 2,000, and according to NBC, typically houses mafia members, drug smugglers, and terror suspects. It's been compared to a "third-world country" and has a history of harsh inmate conditions — a far cry from the cushy "Club Fed" Shkreli predicted he would end up in.
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